I grew up hearing that politics and religion were not conversation topics. Mindfulness, compassion, and emotional intelligence have shown me that the solution to conflict and difficult emotions that arise from these conversations can be worked through non judgemental listening, acceptance, and compassion.
I know, it is not easy to hear opposite views, however, these instances are the best scenarios for us to practice on how to self-regulate and not be reactive.
In this article are the words of the Dalai Lama in regards to the US election. What are your thoughts about talking about politics and religion at the dinner table?

Share your comments.